Behavioral Health Consultant
Roland Lamb, M.A. has worked in substance use disorder treatment and behavioral health services for close to fifty years in a wide range of direct care, supervision, and administrative positions, with a current focus on consultation and teaching. He is recognized for his work in cross system management engaging diverse work cultures. For the last thirty years, Roland has been very involved in the development and implementation of integrated behavioral health models including playing a significant role in Philadelphia’s transformation to a Recovery Oriented System of Care. More recently, he helped to design a strategic plan to move the System to a population health approach focusing on trauma, equity, and community.
Due to his many contributions to the field, Roland has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Most notably, in 2010 he received the Nyswander/Dole award by the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, in 2011 the Vernon Johnson Award by Faces and Voices of Recovery, in 2016 the Conversation Inspiration Award by Be A Part of The Conversation, and in 2022 a Community Service Award presented by the Philadelphia Alliance of Providers.